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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Company: UCI Health
Location: Newport Beach
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Opening ID: 41400Reports To: Program DirectorWorking Title: Registered Dietitian NutritionistDepartment: DOM General Internal MedicineBargaining Unit: HXFLSA: ExemptPayroll Job Code: 005426Job Location: UCI Campus- IrvinePercent of Time: 100%Work Schedule: 8-5, M-FEmployee Class: CareerPosition Summary:The RDN will also participate in health assessments, wellness presentations, and other program development and enhancement activities for the Department of Medicine and University. Overall the RDN will act as a wellness champion to instill a "culture of wellness." The RDN must be able to work efficiently in a highly personalized manner to facilitate lasting health behavior change among program participants. The RDN should possess strong interpersonal skills, ability to work well with others as well as independently to complete tasks at hand. The incumbent reports to Weight Management Program Director and Medical Director. The incumbent will be responsible for protocols maintaining quality control procedures. Must be a registered dietitian.The Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) will provide coaching, counseling, and information/referral services to clients of the UC Irvine Health Weight Management Program. Clients may have one or more chronic health conditions in addition to overweight/obesity. The RDN will provide wellness/nutrition coaching and support to clients in order to reduce weight and medical risk factors while promoting healthy behaviors (weight loss, nutritional counseling, and physical activity). The RDN will assess participants' needs and readiness to change and work with the client to establish individual goals. The RDN may be required to provide Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) interventions for disease management and weight management in both individual and group pensation Range:$81,049.74 - $96,889.92Department Website:1-5 years' experience in outpatient nutrition counseling. Additional experience in a specific disease management ie diabetes, renal, eating disorder, etc is preferred and pleted American Dietetic Association internship Bachelor's degree in Foods and Nutrition/DieteticsRegistered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)Bachelor's degree in Foods and Nutrition/Dietetics Completed American Dietetic Association internship Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)Preferred:Additional certifications in nutrition, weight management & disease prevention is helpful but not required.Certificate in Weight Management Certified Diabetes Educator Masters In NutritionSpecial Conditions Required:Monday thru Friday with later shifts until 8pm Tuesday & ThursdaysConditions of Employment:The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment: Background Check and Live Scan Legal Right to work in the United States Vaccination Policies Smoking and Tobacco Policy Drug Free EnvironmentThe following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements. California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act E-Verify Pre-Placement Health EvaluationDetails of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - Statement:The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or .

Keywords: UCI Health, Newport Beach , Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Healthcare , Newport Beach, California

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